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Engineer Software

Lancaster, CA, 93535
August 15, 2012

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Joseph R. Gallant

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Lancaster, Ca 93535


Profile Summary

Development: Extensive software development experience in IP routing - switching technologies - L2/L3 protocols, such as: Ethernet, VLAN, TCP/IP, ARP, and VRRP. Hands on experience with MPLS, BGP, OSPF, ISIS, Multicast, STP. Experienced with Wireless technologies i.e. Cisco ASR5500, Juniper MX960, Wireless access-points.

Testing: Development and execution of test plans for feature testing on routers and switches. Development and execution of automated test suites for routers and switches, debug failures and report software/hardware bugs. Analyzing network topologies and isolating hardware bugs from software. Working experience using test equipment: IXIA IxLoad, Test Conductor, Spirent Landslide, and iTest. Solid knowledge of L2/L3 LAN/WAN network protocols; Frame Relay, ATM, MPLS, Ethernet, IP

Networking: Experience with LTE core system interfaces and protocols such as S1-MME, eNodeB, SGSN, PGW, SGW, S1-U, S11, S5/S8, GTPv2c and GTP-U. Building network topologies that meet various testing needs. Hand on experience on routers and switches.

Coding: Programming skills in Perl, C, c++, TCL Expect in UNIX environment.. Experience with programming algorithms, regular expressions and pattern matching.


Job Title: Sr. Technical Associate, ATT Labs (TechMahindra), Redmond, Wa 1/3/12-4/30/12

Conduct Automation testing activities in all phases of integration process for LTE enterprise consumer and VoLTE. Perform proof of concept, evaluation of test tools IXIA IxLoad, Spirent Landslide, iTest and IXIA Test Conductor, Created library of procedures performing traffic generation, configuration and show commands on Juniper and Cisco cli interface. Perform configuration of IxLoad emulating ue and eNodeB, create and configure MME S-11 S-1 stack, and other wireless stacks, Execute IxLoad test, perform cli command on ASR5500 validating that a PDP Context and subscriber is created. Verify connectivity between devices SGW, PGW, MME and SDG. Verify that EGTP tunnel and bearer have been established. Utilize CSVAnalyzer to verify test data and generate test reports.

Job Title: Software Development Engineer, Alcatel-Lucent, Calabasas, California 2004-2009

Performed automation of test case’s in pre-production testing of Alcatel-Lucent’s family of switch routers operating system (AOS), including all protocols. Worked with Developers on new features, investigating problem report, creating test plans, test cases and developed scripts using tcl expect, perl and IXIA IxNetwork and IxRouter. Maintained Software and hardware test infrastructure, including power controllers and terminal servers.

Job Title: Diagnostic Design Engineer, Alcatel-Lucent, Calabasas, California 2000-2004

Developed graphical user interface software for diagnostic tools used in the testing of Alcatel’s switch/router family of products, including traffic generator software transmitting custom packets at wire speed traffic from a 384 port Alcatel Switch. Perform extensive design, development of socket server interface using the C programming language on VxWorks platform and client server using Visual Studio C++ on a Windows 2000 operating system. Automated ASIC emulation regression testing, using tcl Expect for controlling SmartBits and IXIA traffic generators, test execution, capturing and displaying results on a PC connected by socket interface. Design and develop tcl extension dll’s.

Job Title: E-Commerce Engineer, Information Management Systems, Sherman Oak, California 1999-2000

Designed and developed scalable Internet based software solutions. Created and maintained Java servlets for E-Commerce applications, using Visual Café. Performed SQL database design and maintenance. Created table, store procedures and triggers. Developed Commands and Variable functions for the IBM Net. Commerce Platform, used Visual Studio 6.0 to create and debug DLL’s and used Visual Source Safe for version control.

Job Title: Programmer/Analyst, Cymedix Lynx Corporation, Thousand Oaks, California 1998-1999

Designed and developed C++ and Sybase SQL software for medical applications. Developed executables and DLL’s.

Designed and create reports using Crystal Report. Used Visual Source Safe for version control.

Job Title: Programmer/Analyst, Government Micro Resource, Mannington 1996-1998

Designed and developed software for an Inventory Tracking System for a personal computer and server manufacturer.

Used Visual C++ via ODBC to interface with a SQL server in an NT environment. Created tables and stored procedures, used Crystal Report for producing reports

Education: BA University of Massachusetts

References: Available on request

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